What does the Penn State sex abuse scandal tell us about what is referred to as the military-industrial-academic complex? Why is the rape of children called by so many other names?
One of the victims of Penn Stateâs Jerry Sandusky was his son, who was formerly a foster child of the Sanduskyâs and then later adopted by them. What did child welfare agencies know and when did they know it? Why is the first priority not protecting children and why are they treated as disposable? Our guests are Dr. Henry Giroux author of âYouth in a Suspect Society: Democracy or Disposability?â and Phoebe Jones of the Every Mother is a Working Mother Network that coordinates a group called âDHS Give Us Back Our Childrenâ is based.
And gentrification of downtown Los Angeles and protests against it, including the recent Art Walk protests by OccupyLA activists. We speak with Pete White, Founder and Co-Director of the Los Angeles Community Action Network (LACAN).